Hydrologic Technician, GS-1316-05 (TERM-DEU-YS)

US Geological Survey

Ukiah, California

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $34,916 to $45,393 per year
Deadline May 29, 2020


As a Hydrologic Technician within the California Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

- Performing routine streamflow measurements at surface water gages.

- Collecting surface water and water quality data.

- Constructing new data collection sites and field structures.

- Installing, maintaining, servicing, and assisting in the configuration of a variety of sensing, recording, and communications equipment and instrumentation.

- Analyzing surface and water quality records.

- Operates a government motor vehicle as an incidental driver.

The work regularly requires considerable dexterity, agility, and strenuous physical exertion such as that needed to: climb, or work from, tall ladders or scaffolding; work in areas where footing is treacherous such as on slippery river banks, in steep or rocky terrain, and in fast-moving water; lift heavy objects weighing 23 kilograms (over 50 pounds) or more; crouch or crawl in constricted areas; and defend oneself or others against physical attack.

The work regularly involves moderate risks or discomforts associated with visiting field sites with limited access, under adverse weather or flooding conditions, or exposure to irritant or toxic chemicals. Work may require the use of special clothing or gear such as masks, coats, boots, goggles, respirators, or life jackets.

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Category Hydrology